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Malaysia sees record 11,618 new coronavirus cases

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A cemetery worker wearing a protective suit digs a grave for the body of a coronavirus disease (COVID-19) victim at a cemetery in Shah Alam, Malaysia July 14, 2021. REUTERS/Lim Huey Teng

KUALA LUMPUR, July 14 (Reuters) - Malaysia reported 11,618 new coronavirus cases on Wednesday, a second straight day of record case numbers.

Total cases hit 867,567, the health ministry said on Twitter.

Reporting by A. Ananthalakshmi; Editing by Martin Petty

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